Does religion cause social change?


A level


10m 0s
In this podcast we consider if religion can be a force for social change or not. Also we consider to what extent religion is a force for stability, instability or conflict. This podcast shows you how to apply your theoretical knowledge to answer these questions.

  1. Listen carefully to the podcast and make careful notes of key concepts and any key thinkers. 
  2. Which theories claim that religion causes social change and which claim that religion prevents social change.
  3. What is meant by ‘liberation theology?
  4. Give two examples of where religion has led to social change.

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